Upon a Midnight Clear 
A Christmas Musical

By John Purifoy and Ruth Elaine SchramSATB Choral Score

Grades: 5-Adult

Running Time: 35 minutes

About: Come to Bethlehem and relive that midnight clear when "the world in solemn stillness lay to hear the angels sing." In this new 35-minute Christmas musical, veterans John Purifoy and Ruth Elaine Schram have captured the joy of Christmas in dynamic and tender musical moments. The narration incorporates brief character monologues that give an account of their role on that first Christmas night long ago, bringing it to life in vivid tones. Optional congregational participation is included. Add the simple, optional staging and candlelight touches to create an unforgettable Christmas worship experience for your church and community.

Kit Includes: 1 score, 1 listening CD, 1 InstruTrax CD  (additional scores and CD's may be needed)


A package of 10 Listening CDs is available and provides an inexpensive way for your choir members to have their own copy of the recording.

Instrumentation: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet 1 & 2, Trombone 1 & 2, Percussion 1 & 2, Piano, Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello, Double Bass. Substitute parts: Soprano Sax/Clarinet (Oboe substitute), Bass Clarinet (Bassoon substitute), Clarinet (Horn and Viola substitute), Alto Sax (Horn substitute), Alto Sax (Trumpet 1 & 2 substitute), Tenor Sax/ Baritone T.C. (Trombone 1 & 2 substitute), Keyboard reduction.

Upon a Midnight Clear A Christmas Musical

  • Product Code: 038081503127
  • $115.98